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UK watchdog fines Facebook over users’ data breach

British regulators on Thursday slapped Facebook with a fine of 500,000 pounds ($644,000) — the maximum possible — for failing to protect the privacy of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The Information Commissioner Office found that between 2007 and 2014, Facebook processed the personal information of users unfairly by giving app developers access […]

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Top scientists say Brexit could hurt research across Europe

Top scientists from around Europe warned Tuesday that Brexit could leave Britain and the European Union “more insular,” harming research across the continent. A letter signed by 29 Nobel laureates and six winners of the Fields Medal mathematics prize urged British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to ensure the “closest […]